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  • Sapiens by Yuval Noah Harari
    Sapiens (English, Paperback) Yuval Noah Harari

    **Over 1 million copies sold** **The Sunday Times #1 bestseller** FIRE gave us power FARMING made us hungry for more MONEY gave us purpose SCIENCE made us deadly This is the thrilling account of our extraordinary history - from insignificant apes to rulers of the world.

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  • Watching the English: The International Bestseller Revised and Updated by Kate Fox
    Watching the English: The International Bestseller Revised and Updated (English, Paperback) Kate Fox

    The Hidden Rules of English Behaviour

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  • Underground by Will Hunt
    Underground (English, Hardback) Will Hunt

    For fans of quirky, obsessive narrative histories, such as Confederates in the Attic and How Things Work, Underground explores the history, science, architecture, and mythology of the subterranean landscape and in the process reengineers our relationship with the worlds beneath our feet.

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  • Decolonizing Methodologies by Linda Tuhiwai Smith
    Decolonizing Methodologies (English, Paperback) Linda Tuhiwai Smith

    An essential text that critically examines the basis of Western research, and the positioning of the indigenous as 'Other.'

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  • The Mushroom at the End of the World by Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing
    The Mushroom at the End of the World (English, Paperback) Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing

    Matsutake is the most valuable mushroom in the world?and a weed that grows in human-disturbed forests across the northern hemisphere. Through its ability to nurture trees, matsutake helps forests to grow in daunting places. It is also an edible delicacy in Japan, where it sometimes commands astronomical prices. In all its contradictions, matsutake offers insights into areas far beyond just...

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  • The Great Transformation by Karl Polanyi
    The Great Transformation (English, Paperback) Karl Polanyi

    A distinguished economic historian discusses the causes of the collapse of nineteenth-century civilization

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  • The Songlines by Bruce Chatwin
    The Songlines (English, Paperback) Bruce Chatwin

    The songlines are the invisible pathways that criss-cross Australia, ancient tracks connecting communities and following ancient boundaries. In this magical account Chatwin recalls his travels across the length and breadth of Australia seeking to find the truth about the songs and unravel the mysteries of their stories.

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  • Kill All Normies by Angela Nagle
    Kill All Normies (English, Paperback) Angela Nagle

    How internet subcultures are conquering the mainstream, from from 4chan and Tumblr to Trump and the alt-right.

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  • Invisible Britain by Paul Sng
    Invisible Britain (English, Paperback) Paul Sng

    A photographic ethnography book that features the stories and portraits of individuals across the UK who have been impacted by social issues such as austerity, Brexit, deindustrialisation, nationalism and cuts to public services.

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  • Fashion History by Linda Welters
    Fashion History (English, Paperback) Linda Welters, Abby Lillethun

    Fashion History: A Global View proposes a new perspective on fashion history. Arguing that fashion has occurred in cultures beyond the West throughout history, this groundbreaking book explores the geographic places and historical spaces that have been largely neglected by contemporary fashion studies, bringing them together for the first time....

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  • Designs for the Pluriverse by Arturo Escobar
    Designs for the Pluriverse (English, Paperback) Arturo Escobar

    Arturo Escobar presents a new vision of design theory by arguing for the creation of what he calls "autonomous design"-a design practice aimed at channeling design's world-making capacity toward ways of being and doing that are deeply attuned to justice and the Earth.

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  • The Nordic Theory of Everything by Anu Partanen
    The Nordic Theory of Everything (English, Paperback) Anu Partanen

    From childcare to healthcare, provision for the elderly and tackling issues of homelessness, the Nordic countries are world leaders in organising society - no wonder Finland has been ranked among the happiest places in the world....

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  • Anglo-Saxon Kingdoms by Claire Breay
    Anglo-Saxon Kingdoms (English, Paperback) Claire Breay

    This richly illustrated new book - which accompanies a landmark British Library exhibition - presents Anglo-Saxon England as the home of a highly sophisticated artistic and political culture, deeply connected with its continental neighbours.

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  • Knot of the Soul by Stefania Pandolfo
    Knot of the Soul (English, Paperback) Stefania Pandolfo

    Through a dual engagement with the unconscious in psychoanalysis and Islamic theological-medical reasoning, Stefania Pandolfo's unsettling and innovative book reflects on the maladies of the soul at a time of tremendous global upheaval. Drawing on in-depth historical research and testimonies of contemporary patients and therapists in Morocco, Knot of the Soul offers both an ethnographic journey...

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  • The Celts by Dr. Alice Roberts
    The Celts (English, Paperback) Dr. Alice Roberts

    TV tie-in to major BBC series revealing a new history of the Celts and their international legacy today

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  • Out on the Land by Ray Mears
    Out on the Land (English, Hardback) Ray Mears, Lars Falt

    A celebration of the history and culture of the northern wilderness--the largest forest on the planet--from two acknowledged experts on bushcraft and survival skills.

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  • Man, Play and Games by Roger Caillois
    Man, Play and Games (English, Paperback) Roger Caillois

    According to Roger Caillois, play is "an occasion of pure waste. In spite of this - or because of it - play constitutes an essential element of human social and spiritual development. In this study, the author defines play as a free and voluntary activity that occurs in a pure space, isolated and protected from the rest of life.

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  • The Nordic Theory of Everything by Anu Partanen
    The Nordic Theory of Everything (English, Hardback) Anu Partanen

    How the Nordic countries, especially Finland, can teach us how to live better

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  • The Gospel According to Blindboy by Blindboy Boatclub
    The Gospel According to Blindboy (English, Paperback) Blindboy Boatclub

    The Gospel According to Blindboy is a surreal and genre-defying collection of short stories exploring the myths, complacencies and contradictions at the heart of modern Ireland. It is one of the most original collections of short stories to emerge in recent years.

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  • The Perception of the Environment by Tim Ingold
    The Perception of the Environment (English, Paperback) Tim Ingold

    Originally published: 2000. With new preface.

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